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28 March 2011 14:37
More than 16.4 million holidaymakers took flights to Spain from the UK's regional airports last year
Spain has emerged as a popular holiday destination among British travellers, with many taking flights to the country from the UK's regional airports.
According to a study by RDC Aviation, over 16.4 million British holidaymakers made a trip to Spain in 2010, indicating a rise in the number of people taking out
Meanwhile Turkey holidays are also gaining popularity among tourists from Britain. The country recorded the biggest rise in passenger numbers from UK's regional airports last year.
Dalaman, a district on the south-western coast of Turkey, witnessed a 21.2% increase in the number people visiting the place from UK regions.
Flights to destinations in the US were the most popular options from London airports last year, nearly 13.9 million travellers heading off to different location in America.
London Heathrow emerged as the busiest airport in the country, handling nearly 65.9 million passengers during the year, followed by Gatwick with over 31.3 million travellers.
29 September 2016
Tour operator Thomas Cook says its earnings are still being impacted by recent terror attacks.
28 September 2016
The English tourism industry is predicted to grow faster than the overall economy every year for the next decade, according to new research.
27 September 2016
Monarch Airlines says its flights are operating as normal amid fears the firm is in financial trouble.
24 September 2016
Slim people who look physically healthy may still be at increased chance of being diagnosed with bowel cancer if they have raised insulin levels, according new research.
23 September 2016
Theresa May is being urged to give the go-ahead for flights to resume between the UK and Sharm el-Sheikh by the head of the cross-party parliamentary group on Egypt.
22 September 2016
Budget airline Jet2.com is to open its first base in the south of England at Stansted.
21 September 2016
Smoking rates have dropped to the lowest level on record in England, new figures show, suggesting messages about the health effects of cigarettes are hitting home.
20 September 2016
Concerns have been raised over flight disruptions caused by heavy drinking among passengers.
17 September 2016
British Airways' decision to launch direct flights from London to Tehran earlier this month positions Iran as one of the hottest destinations to visit in 2017, according to experts.
16 September 2016
More than 100 flights have been cancelled as French air traffic controllers go on strike again.
15 September 2016
Two thirds of MPs would support an expansion at Heathrow.
14 September 2016
TripAdvisor is launching a new homepage, making the booking of holiday activities and tours even easier.